Millvina Dean reportedly passed away Sunday in England.
Wired PR News – The last living passenger who survived the sinking of the Titanic has died. As reported by AFP, Millvina Dean passed away Sunday at the age of 97. Dean was staying in a care home in England.
As noted by AFP, Millvina, whose full name was Elizabeth Gladys Dean, was the youngest passenger on the ill-fated Titanic ship at nine weeks old in 1912. The Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, which resulted in the deaths of 1,500 passengers.
As further noted in the report, Dean traveled to the United States in 1997, the year a blockbuster film was released in the country about the ship’s journey. However, she reportedly did not attend the movie’s premier for personal reasons. Dean’s brother Bertram passed away on April 14, 1992, the 80th anniversary of the Titanic sinking.
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